New Schools Venture Fund

Source: 
Harvard Business School

Date

2000

Case Study Sector

Education
Management

A new approach to philanthropy, led by venture capitalists and the "new wealth," has emerged in the last two years. They are applying the same accountability criteria from results as they would with their investment portfolio.
Learning objective: To analyze the risks and rewards of applying the venture capital model to philanthropy.

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Keyword

  • Evaluation
  • Partnership
  • Strategy

Region

  • Northern America

Blog Posts

More on time, value, and time limits

April 3, 2017

A new report applies a theory of time and value in philanthropy to three real cases, to see how a foundation could decide whether to operate with a limited life, based on the amount and kind of value it hopes to create.

Events

Oct 05

Rip Rapson
President and CEO
The Kresge Foundation